"The Cartesian Theater"

Title"The Cartesian Theater"
Year for Search2006
AuthorsWilson, Robert Charles (b. 1953)
Secondary AuthorsAnders, Lou
Secondary TitleFutureshocks
Pagination272-305
Date Published2006
PublisherRoc
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author, US author
Annotation

The background of the story is the failure of complete automation to produce a eutopia. See also 2007 Wilson. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 1. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2006), 275-98; and in Distant Early Warnings: Canada’s Best Science Fiction. Ed. Robert J. Sawyer (Markham, ON, Canada: Published by Red Deer Press for Robert J. Sawyer Books, 2009), 241-77 with a note on the author on 241-42.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

The author (b. 1953) was born in the U. S. but has lived in Canada since 1962 and is a Canadian citizen.

Full Text

2006 Wilson, Robert Charles (b. 1953). “The Cartesian Theater.” Futureshocks. Ed. Lou Anders (New York: Roc, 2006), 272-305. Rpt. in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 1. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books, 2006), 275-98; and in Distant Early Warnings: Canada’s Best Science Fiction. Ed. Robert J. Sawyer (Markham, ON, Canada: Published by Red Deer Press for Robert J. Sawyer Books, 2009), 241-77 with a note on the author on 241-42. Merril, PSt

The background of the story is the failure of complete automation to produce a eutopia. See also 2007 Wilson. The author was born in the U. S. but has lived in Canada since 1962 and is a Canadian citizen.